Man, 23, arrested after stabbing in the West Island
Police officers blocked off Saint Martin St. in the Montreal neighbourhood of Sainte Genevieve after a man was stabbed on June 12, 2019 (CTV Montreal/Stephane Gregoire)
CTV Montreal Staff
Published Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:30AM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:03PM EDT
Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with a stabbing in the West Island.
A 33-year-old man was stabbed around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday on Saint Martin St. near Gouin Blvd., in the borough of Sainte-Genevieve.
Neighbours called 9-1-1 and when authorities arrived, they found the victim lying on the ground in a pool of blood.
Paramedics rushed him to hospital and overnight doctors were able to stabilize him.
Witnesses saw a man running from the scene.
Police don't know why the men fought, but said the pair knew each other.
The suspect is set to be arraigned in court Thursday afternoon.